This Day in History: 2022-01-30
1964: Patricia Conroy is born in Montreal.
1966: Mamas & Papas, featuring Canadian Denny Doherty, release the single, “California Dreamin’.” It debuts the next day at #31 on the Canadian pop chart.
1970: Ronnie Hawkins‘ “Down in the Alley” is released.
1971: Neil Young is live at UCLA. He premieres “The Needle and the Damage Done,” which is recorded and makes the HARVEST album a year later.
1971: “Hang On to Your Life” by The Guess Who is released, entering at #30 in Canada.
1971: Anne Murray peaks at #53 on Billboard’s country chart with “Sing High – Sing Low.”
1971: Andy Kim is on American Bandstand, where he lip synchs “Be My Baby.”
1973: Stampeders release their RUBES DUDES & ROWDIES album.
1974: The Band play at Madison Square Garden for the first time.
1988: Alan Thicke is the guest host on Solid Gold.
1988: Alta Moda‘s single, “Julian” peaks on the Canadian pop chart at #53.
1995: “Insensitive” becomes Jann Arden‘s first single to top Canada’s RPM singles chart, the first of two weeks.
1999: Alanis Morissette kicks off a new tour in New Orleans at the SuperDome.
1999: Barenaked Ladies peak on Billboard’s chart at #44 with “It’s All Been Done.”
2003: Matthew Good sees his LAST OF THE GHETTO ASTRONAUTS album certified gold in Canada.
2004: Stampeders are in Fredricton, NB for a show at The Playhouse.
2007: Patricia Conroy celebrates her 43rd birthday with the release of the album, TALKING TO MYSELF.
2009: The Trews are in Toronto at the Glen Gould Theatre for the first of a two-night run of special acoustic shows. They’re taped and released on DVD a year later.
2014: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino.
2018: Students at Sir Alexander Mackenzie Elementary School in Vancouver receive $10,000 worth of new music instruments, courtesy of Hedley and the Musicounts Band Aid Program.
2019: Stephen John Van de Kamp releases his new album, THE VERY BEST OF.